Wildfires in California – level 1

15-11-2018 15:00

There are wildfires in California again. The forests are dry. The winds are strong. Fires spread fast because of this. Over 177 kilometres of land burns.

Thousands of buildings burn down. One town of 30,000 people is completely destroyed. Around 250,000 people flee. Nine people die. Five of them die in their cars.

Difficult words: wildfire (a large dangerous fire which burns forests and buildings), spread (grow), flee (get away, run away).

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